(1 of 1)Captain Zach Stells is from Gainesville, GA he grew up bass fishing on Lake Lanier and the waters that surround the Southeastern U.S while spending summer vacations fishing in Florida and North Carolina. Zach graduated in 2002 and shortly after moved to the Rockies to fly fish the famous western trout streams and has since guided throughout Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, and Alaska. As the passion fueled he eventually ended up in the Florida Keys sightfishing the flats for the big 3. Zach now resides in Big Pine Key, FL with his wife Melissa, their three children and everyones favorite dog Buddy. Zach is a Licensed and Insured US Coast Guard Captain that guides the lower keys from Big Pine-Key West.

Zach has attended numerous fly fishing schools including Western Rivers Guide School and  Florida Keys Outfitters Saltwater Fly Fishing School, these schools as well as thousands of hours on the water have given him the knowledge and understanding that create lasting friendships and fishing adventures of a lifetime. By understanding the needs of the angler and by setting achievable goals he can help you become a better all around fisherman, whether its catching your first Tarpon or improving your cast, he will help you achieve that next check on the bucket list. Zach has participated as a guide in events to raise money and awareness with Project Healing Waters, Casting for a Cure,Trout Unlimited and Ducks Unlimited as well as the Carter Center Foundation.


Captain Zach Stells